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John   Brockett

John Brockett

Male 1611 - 1690  (78 years)

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  • Name John Brockett 
    Born 20 May 1611  Brockett Hall, Wheathamstead, Hertford, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 20 May 1611  Wheathampstead, Hertford, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Mar 1690  Windsor, Hartford, Conn Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28581  Lucius
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2004 

    Father Sir John (Esquire) Brocket,   b. 1581, Gravely, Hertford, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1628, Wheathamstead, Herts, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Mary Gerywaie,   d. 1619 
    Married 29 Dec 1623  St. Bride Fleet Street, London: parish Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Blackwell,   b. 1609, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1662, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1623  St. Bride Fleet Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Aug 1635  St. Michaels, Hertford, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Brockett,   b. 28 Sep 1646, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1694, Newark, Union, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Family ID F11811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Engineer who laid out the village of New Haven Connecticut accornding to Colonial Families of the United States of America.

      The first wife of John Brockett, Esquire was also to a Mary. Her surname was Gerywaie (Garway). They were married 13 December 1600 in St. Mary Abchurch, London2. It was to this wife that John Brocket, Esquire had the son John Brockett christened in Wheathampsted on 20 May 1611 and assumed to be the ancestral, American Immigrant. In the parish registers of Wheathampstead, John Brocket, Esquire is often noted as "the street". The Brockets lived at Wheathampstead Place just across the river from the church. However there were two John Brockets having children christened in Wheathampsted the same time. The other John is usually noted as "Mackrey End".

      1. George, christened 4 January 1624
      2. Mary, christened 19 June 1627
      3. Thomas, christened 4 May 1628, buried 6 July 1671
      4. Elizabeth, 3 August 1628, buried 18 July 1632
      5. John, christened 20 October 1629
      6. William, christened 23 October 1631, buried 1 Jan 1675
      7. Bannister, christened 20 January 1632
      8. Henry, christened 22 July 1634.
      John Brockett, Esquire of Wheathampstead was buried there 5 November 1649. His will was proved in 16493. He mentions his sons Edward, George, Thomas, William, Bannister, Henry and a daughter.